Last updated June 9, 2005
Codell, Rooks County, Kansas - Information Needed
There are several of us formerly and/or presently, or had ties to Codell, Kansas, that are putting together a book of Codell, to be ready for sale at our next school reunion, 6 May, 2006.
We would like students names and year graduated from the Codell Schools, (Example: Janice L. Simpson, Joleen K. Casey and Michael Tucker attended 12 years together, at Codell Rural Schools 1951-1963.) short stories, short family history, memories, memorials, names of graduates as some of the early names were lost in the cyclone era 1918.
We are also trying to put together a list of United States Veterans that lived in or near or went to school in Codell.
What we would like is Name, Branch of Service, and if he/she was in any of the wars, MIA, KIA, NON COMBAT ZONE but serving during war time or serviced during peace time or active.
Examples: Daniel Thurston UNION ARMY Civil War
Charles D. Reading US NAVY Peace time.
Donald L. Reading US AIR FORCE Active.
Lester Simpson U.S. ARMY Veteran of World War II
If you wish to include a picture of that person or short writing,, send that information, with a self addressed, stamped envelope to Nora Lee Jennings, 115 So. Depot, Ness City KS 67560. Not all information will be used, and we will do our best not to repeat items submitted.
More information about the book, please direct your questions to Nora Lee Jennings. Email her at email@example.com or write her at 115 S Depot, Ness City KS 67560. You can place your order for the book now by contacting Nora Lee.
Please send the Veteran's information to Janice (Simpson) Reading via email firstname.lastname@example.org or 1240 So. Quivas St., Denver CO 80223-3024, or Doyle Ekey, email DEkey68402@aol.com.
Deadline for printed material and accompanying photos, July 2005, other items, August 2005, Ads or Memorials, October 2005. The book will go to the printers early January 2006.
Thank You for your information and help. We could not do this without the help of each of you.
Brenda Reeder Rooks County Coordinator